homespun


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Synonyms for homespun

Synonyms for homespun

of a plain and unsophisticated nature

Synonyms for homespun

a rough loosely woven fabric originally made with yarn that was spun at home

of textiles

characteristic of country life

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made of cloth spun or woven in the home

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? Homespun Style by Selina Lake and Joanna Simmons with photography by Debi Treloar is published by Ryland Peters & Small, priced pounds 19.99.
Labourers and authorities from the homespun industry accused the state.
For a homespun safe cleaner for windows, put 3 tablespoons of ammonia, 1 tablespoon of white vinegar and 1 cup of water in a spray bottle and spritz.
The songs here range from the Simple Minds-styled rock of Over You Again to the homespun nostalgia of When I Was Young And Grandma Wasn't Old.
Her tale of Kentucky natives May and Raleigh (she an uppity would-be missionary, he a homespun would-be writer) en route to love similarly charmed Actors Co-op audiences in Hollywood, Calif., in 2005, the same year Hutton unveiled See Rock City, a post-honeymoon Nibroc sequel complicated by war in Europe and mothers-in-law.
Here homespun tables display material samples and crude polystyrene working models, and walls are almost fully covered by plans and large-scale mock-ups of facades.
This book contains practical homespun leadership advice from two architects of Bill Clinton's presidential elections.
The animals' homespun style lifts them out of Jeff Koons's center of gravity (which may rightly be cast as sincere), placing Zaiser's work closer to folk art and craft, a style free from the highbrow flirting with lowbrow forms that make Mike Kelley's "hobby" projects paradoxical.
Where earlier authors looked to England and Europe for aesthetic inspiration and cultural validation, writes Powers, Twain provided a "radically new native voice [that was] diametrically the opposite of Jamesian eloquence [and which] radiated, in its very homespun ardency, a new sort of American truth."
Barbara tells me that you have invited me and her to dinner with you next week which also will be delightful, but I am perplexed about the brown homespun. I have a furry Austrian and a special-occasion London, but brown homespun defeats me.
TINKERING: CONSUMERS REINVENT THE EARLY AUTOMOBILE traces these homespun inventors, covering their achievements, their reasons for changing the car, and their ingenuity.
OriGENal Voice is a tight compilation of homespun musicians like Patty Griffin, Blues Traveler, Sheryl Crow and a bunch of best-kept-secret musical artists from Austin, Texas.
"There are very few black people doing this," says Johnson, 33, of Silver Spring, Maryland, "These are authentic, homespun programs that are not pre-packaged corporate products or gimmicks.
Objects that Isamu Noguchi's original sets merely suggested, such as a rocking chair or a large stone, are more realistic and the dancers' costumes more homespun than the 1944 designs.